Daily Egyptian wins Online Pacemaker award

By Staff Report, News Desk

The Daily Egyptian won an Associated Collegiate Press Online Pacemaker award for the third consecutive year.

The award recognizes the “best of the best” of college newspapers, according to the ACP’s website, and the Pacemaker is often referred to as the Pulitzer Prize of collegiate journalism.

Isabel Miller, photo and multimedia editor, won second in sports photography.


Isabel Miller | @IsabelMMedia
Salukis go after the ball on November 3, 2018, during the Saluki’s 31-34 loss to the Western Illinois Leathernecks.

Allison Morey, a graphic designer, won fourth for her Player of the Week advertising campaign.

Allison Morey
Player of the Week advertisement from April 24, 2019.

Daily Egyptian editor-in-chief Emily Cooper said she is proud of the organization for all of their hard work because it showcases the newspaper’s importance to the university and community.

“It takes a lot of hard work and determination to win one, let alone three,” Cooper said. “It just shows that we, as underdogs, are still able to do what bigger colleges do online. It’s an amazing feeling working with a staff that puts forth the effort that is displayed by this award. For the whole organization to welcome home this title for the third consecutive year is just awe-inspiring.”

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